Federal - HR 4786

Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower (RISE) Act

Introduced

July 29, 2021

Description

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<p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-296d8d56-7fff-9bfa-5884-101d2365ff16"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Requires that colleges accept a student&rsquo;s IEP, 504 plan, or prior evaluation as sufficient proof of their disability when seeking accommodations</span></span></p>
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<p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-296d8d56-7fff-9bfa-5884-101d2365ff16"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Authorizes more funding for a technical assistance center that provides students and families with information about available disability services and offers faculty training and resources on best practices to support students with disabilities</span></span></p>
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<p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-296d8d56-7fff-9bfa-5884-101d2365ff16"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Requires colleges to report on the number of students with disabilities served, the accommodations provided, and the outcomes for these students</span></span></p>
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Our Position

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Co-Sponsors 4

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  • Oct. 15, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)
  • July 29, 2021 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Bucshon, (R-Ind.)Rodgers, (R-Wash.)Schrier, (D-Wash.)
  • July 29, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: House Education and Labor.Congressional Record p. H4289